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The Scottish Media and Politics

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter begins by noting distinct qualities of the Scottish public sphere from the period since the Union, and how this distinctness has been mirrored by identities in the Scottish media, however ... More


Public Service Broadcasting in Egypt: Strategies for Media Reform

Rasha Abdulla

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0022
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) functions as a state broadcaster under the strict supervision of the Ministry of Information. To transform ERTU into a public broadcaster, Egypt should ... More


Media Engineering

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The state of Turkey’s national media under the new regime, curbed in independence far in excess of typical media capture, having allegedly been ‘re-engineered’, with whole media outlets taken over by ... More


Mechanisms, Multiple Realizability, and Medium Independence

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Neurocognitive Mechanisms: Explaining Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866282
eISBN:
9780191903922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866282.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter provides an account of realization within a mechanistic framework and introduces the notions of variable realizability, multiple realizability, and medium independence. Realization is ... More


The Mechanistic Account

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199658855
eISBN:
9780191748158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658855.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers a mechanistic account of what it is for a physical system to be a concrete computing system—a system that performs concrete computations. A broad notion of computation under the ... More


Computation and Information Processing

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Neurocognitive Mechanisms: Explaining Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866282
eISBN:
9780191903922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a mechanistic account of physical computation and elucidates the relation between computation and information processing. Physical computation is the processing of ... More


Mechanistic Functionalism

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Neurocognitive Mechanisms: Explaining Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866282
eISBN:
9780191903922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866282.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind

The first three chapters introduced mechanisms, including functional mechanisms—that is, mechanisms that have teleological functions. This chapter introduces a mechanistic version of functionalism. ... More


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